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Eve of Battle, 1944/06/06 (1944)

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Eve of Battle "Universal Newsreel, in full co-operation with the War Department, presents official pictures of the final military preparations for the launching of D-Day. A host of nations engage in the huge task. The invasion, in truth, is a United Nation's effort." (complete newsreel)

This movie is part of the collection: Universal Newsreels

Production Company: War Department / Universal Newsreel
Audio/Visual: sound, b&w

Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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Reviewer: karlito317 - 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars - December 3, 2005
Subject: Worth the download
More documentary than newsreel (2 reels - approx 25 min) showing the buildup to D-Day. Focus is on the logistics of invasion, as well as the preliminary air campaign to isolate Normandy. Finishes with the landings themselves. Good combat footage too.